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Just a little run around the world : 5 years, 3 packs of wolves and 53 pairs of shoes

Author: Rosie Swale Pope
Publisher: London : HarperTrue, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Heartbroken when she lost her husband to cancer, Rosie set off from Wales with nothing but a small cart of food and equipment, funded by the rent from her little cottage. So began a five-year solo journey that would take Rosie 20,000 miles around the world in memory of the man she loved. Followed by wolves, knocked down by a bus, confronted by bears, chased by a naked man with a gun and stranded with severe  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
Named Person: Rosie Swale Pope; Rosie Swale-Pope
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosie Swale Pope
ISBN: 9780007306206 0007306202
OCLC Number: 456995892
Description: ix, 326 pages, [6] pages of plates : color illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Rosie Swale Pope.

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After her husband died of cancer, 57-year-old Rosie set off to run around the world, raising money in memory of the man she loved. Followed by wolves, knocked down by a bus, confronted by bears,  Read more...

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`Somewhere between Jilly Cooper and Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Rosie Swale-Pope is an archetypal British survivor, the sort of woman to break both legs, think, "Bugger this", and carry on marching.' Sunday Read more...

 
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